How the United Fund helps the disadvantaged people of the St. Louis area, seen through the eyes of an elderly widower in search of services and stability. Writer and director: Richard Heffron. Photographed by Victor Duncan. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Social services, St. Louis, Missouri, Cities
Social problems of St. Louis in the late 1950s and how they are being addressed by member agencies of the United Fund. With striking images of the underside of the Fabulous Fifties and the Gateway Arch under construction. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Social services, St. Louis, Missouri, Cities: U.S.
Advertising film presenting landmarks, businesses and people of a neighborhood in northeast Philadelphia during the Depression. Presented by Herb Shulman, manager of the Mayfair Theatre. Producer and director: Edwin Cooper. Photography: Fred Delavan. Advisory Director: Maurice L. Lieber. Supervisor: Herb Shulman. ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Philadelphia, Pa., Cities: U.S., Landscapes: Cultural
How the United Fund intervenes to help poor residents of St. Louis. With rare footage of low-income residential areas in the late 1950s. ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Social services, St. Louis, Missouri, Cities: U.S.
This is an uncompressed HD version of the famous film. Not all machines and players can successfully play this film. It is suggested that you determine compatibility before attempting this massive download. A high-quality (DV25) version that may be easier to work with is located here: http://www.archive.org/details/TripDownMarketStreetrBeforeTheFire This file was made by SpyPost in San Francisco in fall 2010 from a new 35mm print made from a new duplicate negative made by Film Technology... ( 6 reviews ) Topics: san francisco, earthquakes, 1906, market street, cities, urban history, lost landscapes, traffic
Compilation of historical images of Detroit, Michigan (1917-1970), edited by Rick Prelinger for presentation at Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) on February 10, 2010. If you have historical film footage of Detroit that I might be able to use for future Lost Landscapes programs, I'd like to hear from you. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: detroit, michigan, cities, urban geography, landscape, urban history
Traces the history of opium and how it has led to the present day usage of heroin. Examines the methods and procedures of organized crime in transporting the drug to the United States and its toll on the streets of America. Includes methods of combatting the problem and interviews with addicts who discuss their compulsion for drugs. Narrator: Paul Newman. Directors: Charles E. Francis, William Templeton. Producer: Frank Kavanaugh. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Substance abuse: Drugs, Crime and criminals, Cities: U.S.
Travelogue documentary distributed by RKO Radio Pictures and produced by the Van Beuren Corporation. Part of the World on Parade series. ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Travelogues, Infrastructure: Water, Infrastructure: Roads and Bridges, Sustainability, Cities:...
Mid-Fifties slices of life and landscape in Philadelphia and surrounding towns. With excellent color footage of downtown scenes, neighborhoods, the Mummers Parade, Levittown, factories in Camden, New Jersey, and many other subjects that can no longer be seen. Producer and Director: Cal Jones. Cinematographer: Ralph Lopatin. Writer and Narrator: Dick McCutchen. ( 17 reviews ) Topics: Philadelphia, Pa., Cities: U.S., Northeast, Levittown, Pa.
DV25 version (editable quality) of the famous film. Feel free to reedit/recombine/remix. Please consider uploading your derivative works to Internet Archive. This version was transferred from a new 35mm print made from a restored 35mm negative, which was made from our 1906-era 35mm print. The frameroll problem seen in other versions has been fixed. ( 19 reviews ) Topics: san francisco, earthquakes, 1906, market street, cities, urban history, lost landscapes, traffic